This is an innovative and exciting approach to drama and to developing the literacy skills of children from the ages of 6 to 12. It is especially timely now that creativity and particularly drama is being recognised as so important in pupils' development. The book: makes explicit links between literacy, drama and the development of speaking and listening skills; presents case studies of developed process drama, noting what might be expected of children at different stages in their development; offers extensive practical exercises and activities; suggests models for planning further work; provides photocopiable material which can be used with children; and, gives advice on how to develop similar materials with pupils."e;Pupils as Playwrights"e; is for primary school teachers, particularly those who teach literacy or drama. It will also be of interest to primary teaching trainees.